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michael moore's sounding off on the latest right to work developments in michigan. the filmmaker and a major meltdown on twitter writing he was enraged. he called on people to revolt. if you write, direct, added, shoot, or do sound for me and my next movie you will not work for me unless you belong to the union. but the thing that surprised me there is, i thought you already had to be a union member to work on his movies. he may be hearing from a few unions themselves. george zimmerman, the man accused of killing a florida teenager martin is suing abc news coming the network tried to portray him as a racist in order to boost ratings. zimmerman took issue with other network edited his 911 call on the night of the shooting in february. this is what the network aired. >> this guy looks like he is up to no good. he looks black. lou: wow. that's remarkable editing because this is what he actually said to the 911 operator. >> this guy looks like he is up to no good are on drugs or something. it's raining. walking around looking about. >> okay. white, black or hispanic? >> looks like. l
, texas. mayor moore passed away last week after 63 years as richmond's mayor. he was a true texan, a straight shooter who loved his family, good conversation, quayle hunting, ranching -- quail hunting, ranching and texas longhorn football. the last time i talked with mayor moore was richmond's 175th anniversary. my speech was interrupted by trains roaring by. the trains did not dare to interrupt mayor moore. i asked him, how can i do that? he said, give it time. give it time. he gave richmond time. the time of his life. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> to ask unanimous consent address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from california is recognized. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to announce the discovery of a new break through in mathematics of the theory of vector bundles. part of the interest comes from its application to quantum mechanics, the theory that makes modern electronics possible, and p
jeffrey moore. >> i did very well. >> you knew the indicators that are used to define recession. they're not cherry-picked. that are very specific. they've been defining them for decades, almost a century. >> what are they? >> they are production, income, sales, broad sales and employment. that is it. and when they peak collectively, that is a telltale sign that you have turned the corner on the business cycle and are headed down. >> what about the -- production has come down. i agree with you. income has come down. sales have come down. employment, however, is still rising. >> well, first off, on production and income, you have not seen the simultaneous decline we have now in over half a century. you've never seen it outside of a recession. and you've always seen it inside of a recession and both of those peaked in july, broad sales thus far the peak is in july. that's the high point. we'll see what happens. unemployment is still rising. that's your best argument -- >> employment is still rising. >> jobs growth is still positive. now, that is not inconsistent with a recession. in thr
the history of michigan and dream hampton and michael moore and others have said this already, that the sort of post-industrial movement, the sort of sapping of the middle class started in michigan in places like flint, michigan, and detroit, michigan. it's really tragic that if this is some kind of political gamesmanship to try to institute this right to work piece here in michigan, that it's sad. but i do think there are more than just political outcomes for the governor and for whatever wealthy cronies he has in his back pocket. at the end of the day when you have these right to work laws in place, the economic gap, the concentration of wealth in the top 2%, ceo payouts and ceo salaries can be higher when workers' wages are lower. >> julian, by our count seven 69 ten poorest states in the u.s. are right to work states. >> exactly. >> nine of the ten richest are not. >> that's true. >> why do they support this legislation claiming that it helps workers? it does the exact opposite. >> if you look at the right to work states, they generally tend to have lower wages, generally tend to have hi
-wykehan- fiennes. he was once considered to play the role of james bond before roger moore. he ran seven marathons over seven days in six continents only missing antarctica because of bad weather. of course he'd already crossed antarctica by foot when he missed it that time. he has survived a literal heart attack on the slope of mount everest. and he once had such a bad case of frostbite he amputated the ends of his own fingers with a microsaw. that is the rather bad-ass dude who is setting out to make what he is dubbing the coldest journey. now, mr. twisleton-wykeham- fiennes. that is an amazing name. is also the third cousin of the actor. ralph fiennes is a great actor. he played the heck out of voldemort, which is not easy but as far as i can tell he has never had to put his hand in a vise so he can cut off his own fingers. and that i have decided is a standard by which all twisleton-wykeham-fienneses will be judged from here on out. so good luck and god speed, the finest of the twisleton clan. i love it because it includes two of my favorite things, celebrity gossip and crazy feats of human en
sustain the one-two punch is anybody's question. patti ann: joining us now is steve moore from the "wall street journal." hopefully he can give us some answers. good morning, steve. what is the most immediate impact in we go over the cliff? >> we are talking about january 2nd taxing rising on over a hundred million americans. this is a big sock to the wallet of americans of every income group. let's just talk about the middle class for a minute. for those earning about 45 to 75,000 a year they are looking at paying somewhere in the neighborhood of $2,500 a year more in taxes. it's not just the warn buffets and bill gates that will be hit by tax increases. the other part of the cliff that we don't talk that much about is the automatic spending cuts would take effect starting on january 2nd, an 8% reduction in major spending categories, national defense, many of what we call the domestic discretionary programs would also be hit. this is a big fiscal wallop to the economy and a lot of economists believe it could cause a double-dip recession. patti ann: on the other hand we are hearing from
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